Oct. 16, 2019—Gear2Go, a new technology-lending service available to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff, is now available at the Stevenson Science and Engineering Library.
Vanderbilt faculty and postdocs report few experiences with sexual harassment in survey, but concerns persist
Oct. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University has released the results of its first-ever sexual harassment survey of Vanderbilt University-employed faculty and postdoctoral fellows.
Sep. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s schools and colleges have implemented significant initiatives in the past two years to develop faculty, foster inclusion and create new resources for teaching and research. An update published to the COACHE website highlights the more than 70 policy changes and new or expanded programs that have been developed in response to the 2016 Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education, or COACHE, faculty job satisfaction survey.
Sep. 6, 2019—A new gender harassment web portal, a cross-campus collaborative effort led by the Office of the Provost, is designed to advance Vanderbilt’s prevention of and response to gender harassment.
Sep. 6, 2019—A newly released five-year progress report on the Academic Strategic Plan highlights many new initiatives, including several that enhance the student experience and elevate teaching and discovery.
Jun. 10, 2019—Jermaine Soto has been named director of faculty development in the Office of Faculty Affairs, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Tracey George has announced. Soto also will work closely with the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Office of Research to support their faculty development programs.
Jun. 5, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced new appointments for Vanessa Beasley and Tracey George as part of leadership promotions and reorganizations within the provost’s offices.
May. 3, 2019—Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Chairman Bruce R. Evans has appointed a Chancellor Search Advisory Committee to assist in the search for the university’s ninth chancellor.
Mar. 29, 2019—University-employed faculty members and postdoctoral fellows employed by Vanderbilt University are invited to participate in a campus survey on sexual harassment.
Nov. 16, 2018—Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced earlier by Provost Susan R. Wente.
Sep. 23, 2018—Faculty proposals for the 2019 cycle of University Courses are due Monday, Nov. 12. The University Courses initiative allows faculty to introduce and teach innovative courses to students from across each of Vanderbilt’s schools and colleges.